Trans fats are unsaturated fats. Increased consumption of trans fats leads to heart diseases and bad cholesterol. The World Health Organization recently released a report on “Global Trans – Fat Elimination”. WHO started trans fat elimination in 2018. 2023 was ..
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As per Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) study, India is all set and is on the right track to become industrial trans fat-free by 2022. Key Points In India, only 1.34 percent of the newly tested processed ..
Recently, rules have been amended by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to put cap on trans fatty acids (TFAs) in the food products. This decision was taken one week after it amended the norms for oils ..
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India recently announced that all edible refined oils, vegetable fat spreads, Vanaspati, margarines, Bakery shortening and mixed fat spreads can contain only 3% or less trans fats. This is to be implemented by ..
On October 16, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan announced that India has set a target of becoming trans-fat free by 2022. This target is year ahead of the target of World Health Organisation. The announcement was made ..
Union Minister of Health Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘Trans Fat Free’ logo of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) at 8th International Chefs’ Conference held in New Delhi. Key Highlights Food Facilities or Establishments that use trans-fat free ..